Compliance One Group is pleased to announce healthcare and organizational analysis veteran Dr. AJ Jones has joined the team as chief executive officer. With over 40 years’ experience, Dr. Jones will contribute to Compliance One Group’s organizational growth and corporate development as the team educates, directs and guides clients on best practices in the areas of Life, Safety and Environment of Care.

As the new CEO of Compliance One Group, a code compliance firm, Dr. Jones stands with the growing and expertise driven team dedicated to compliance preparedness and responsiveness. In his new position, Dr. Jones is responsible for overall cultural development and organizational leadership of the multi-disciplined team which includes: architects, engineers, construction managers, fire inspectors, former surveyors, Certified Healthcare Constructors, marketing and administration support personnel dedicated to serving the needs of the physical environment as it relates to healthcare, education and corporate facilities.

“AJ Jones has an incredible and unique history of building and leading high performing organizations and cultures. He has accomplished this by both epitomizing and actualizing the servant leader model, and as such, is focused on providing exemplary opportunities for all stakeholders. As CEO of Compliance One, we foresee AJ leading our organization rapidly forward in our mission as the world leader in regulatory compliance,” said Steve East, CEO, CSM Group and parent company of Compliance One Group.

Prior to joining Compliance One Group, Dr. Jones served as Grace Health’s president and CEO before retiring in July 2017. He led the Battle Creek, MI health center since 1992 and while there, oversaw the center’s move and the addition of a dedicated women’s health center facility, which opened in 2014. The center saw almost 32,000 patients in 2016. During his career at Grace Health, Dr. Jones worked with community leaders to address health care disparities in Calhoun County. His many accomplishments at Grace Health include facility designing and construction; operational redesigning; establishing and maintaining financial viability; building effective teams, and maintaining high-performance standards.

Dr. Jones brings his forward-thinking management style to Compliance One Group as they relate to the ever-changing health care environment. With a focus on people, he has formed countless partnerships with various community leaders and organizations over the years. As a respected leader of the community, and a member of several Boards, Dr. Jones currently serves as a member of Southwest Michigan Rehab Foundation Board and the Olivet College of Nursing Advisory Board.

Dr. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, as well as both a master’s and doctorate in nursing, from Rush University, College of Nursing. At Compliance One Group, Dr. Jones looks forward to continuing his life mission of making a difference in people’s lives, organizations, and communities, and to proactively assisting his new team as together they “design with compliance in mind.”